st00pid n00b question - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Audio And Security
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Insurance Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-20-2004, 23:40   #1 (permalink)
Proudly Average
GreenMachine's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Walking...
Age: 31
Posts: 1,305
st00pid n00b question

I've got a Pioneer DH2350 (i think? does that sound right?)... it has an RCA output thingy in the back. Is there some way i can run a budget subwoofer straight from that with no amp? Just looking for a bit more volume - my 4" fronts (pioneer TS somethings) and JVC 5.25" rears just aren't loud enough in the big car - I end up cranking it until everything distorts, which is still not loud enough and has everything sounding like crap.



Presenting, at great cost to management:
.020 over 351 Clevo, 10:1 comp, ported 302 heads, blueprinted and balanced, custom ground cam, Edelbrock intake, 600 Holley, K&N air filter, Custom Zip-Ties(tm), MSD ignition, Genie extractors, 2 x 2.5" exhaust, 2800rpm stally, rooted C4
GreenMachine is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 10-20-2004, 23:46   #2 (permalink)
Poor Uni Student #7671623
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Hoppers Crossing, Melbourne
Posts: 152
Re: st00pid n00b question

nah mate, You'll need an amp. Those RCA outputs are "preouts" (two for the front, two for the rear). They hook up to an amp's inputs.

Your system won't sound any louder/better with a sub anyway - it'll just go Doof.
I recommend you go out a get a half decent amp instead (try ebay) and hook up your current speakers to that - it should help it sound better.
perkz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-20-2004, 23:47   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 110
Re: st00pid n00b question

correct me if im wrong here someone please, as i have no formal trainign in these matters, just a home amatuer

now power actually comes through those rca's, they only carry sound signals to the amp, to be amplified then carried onto your sub. also adding a sub to your system wont make it any louder per se, just have more bass.

for you to make things louder you need to amplify either the current speakers in which you have now, or add a simple sub and cross-over setup so that your speakers no longer try to play bass they only play mid-bass and higher frequencies.

a simple 2 channel amp and low powered sub can be purchased quite cheaply if your not too concerned about sound quality.

once again, correct me if im wrong someone
borry is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Audio And Security

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Non Ford Question - OIL Night_Lurker The Pub 4 07-30-2004 03:21
Ford says Vietnam's auto tax puts local industry in question Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 06-03-2003 14:57
Job application question: HSE2 The Pub 8 05-06-2002 00:12
6 Months from now - I pop the question! Scottie2Hottie Ford Probe Forum | Mazda MX6 Forum 27 12-09-2001 18:51

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 17:31.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.